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Experts predict that more than a million people could die from liver cancer worldwide in 2040.
Greater political will and financial support for national programs are needed to eliminate viral hepatitis.
The three-drug combination cured most people who had experienced previous treatment failure.
Liver cancer is often diagnosed late and it is among the fastest-rising causes of cancer death in the United States.
Plus: Over 10 prevention services related to hepatitis, HIV and sexually transmitted infections covered by the Affordable Care Act.
A study has identified a number of potential biomarkers that clinicians can use to predict how their patients will respond to treatment.
People with hepatocellular carcinoma had improved survival after the advent of direct-acting antiviral therapy.
However, people with liver cirrhosis remain at risk and should continue screening even after being cured.
Second- and third-generation individuals in Los Angeles had a 35% and 61% higher risk, respectively, than those born in Mexico.
Insurers should allow co-pay assistance to count as out-of-pocket spending, claims HHS lawsuit by HIV, hepatitis and diabetes advocates.
Left untreated, hepatitis C can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and the need for a liver transplant.
The risk of HCC fell further as cumulative antihistamine use rose in people with HBV, HCV or both.
Liver cancer is now less likely to be caused by hepatitis B or C, but more likely to be caused by fatty liver disease or alcohol.
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Heavy alcohol use among people with hepatitis B or C increased the risk of liver cancer.
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